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Prison Life

Convicts, Prisoners and Inmates

Seth Ferranti | Posted 01.12.2017 | Crime
Seth Ferranti

When I first entered the netherworld of prison in 1993 the last vestiges of the convict were dying out. The convict was the ultimate prison ideal whic...

Growing Up In Prison: What I've Learned During My Eight Years of Incarceration

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 09.29.2014 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

While the American public could probably care less about me as a person -- I'm branded a criminal, a felon, after all, and this will never change -- they should care about what our nation's prison systems do to those incarcerated within.

In Our Toxic Prison System, Is There Room for Hope?

David Chura | Posted 09.04.2012 | Crime
David Chura

I didn't expect my talk to a class of criminal justice majors at a local community college to be any different from the other workshops, presentations and classes I'd done.

Prison Chaplains A Common Victim Of State Budget Cuts

Posted 10.08.2011 | Religion

By Yonat Shimron and Adelle M. Banks c. 2011 Religion News Service RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) In the two months since North Carolina's legislature laid o...

Life After Prison: How One Man Found Redemption Through Fatherhood

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

When Abrigal Forrester got out of prison, he immediately got a job as a janitor at MIT, and ultimately became Program Coordinator for Street Safe Boston, an organization working to reduce violence in the most dangerous areas of the city.

'Orange Is The New Black' Author On Life In The Big House

wowOwow | Piper Kerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When I was sent to federal prison in February, 2004, for a ten-year-old drug offense, I thought my life was over. It wasn't, but the way I looked at t...